Brazil Initiative Undergraduate Fellowships

LACS invites applications from undergraduate students enrolled in any U-M school or program for fellowships of up to $2,000 to support unpaid internship, research, or volunteer experiences in Brazil in the summer of 2014. These fellowships may not be used for language study or other study abroad experiences. Up to ten fellowships will be awarded for the summer of 2014. Preference will be given to LACS majors and minors.

Application Deadline: March 31, 2014

Applications should include: 

  • a cover sheet;
  • a project narrative (no more than 500 words) describing the work proposed and any academic preparation you have done (including language study);
  • a budget including relevant expenses for travel and lodging as well as other sources of funding.
  • a letter of support from a sponsoring faculty member at U-M or from the relevant sponsor in Brazil. (For instance, if you propose an internship at an NGO or private company, a letter from someone at the NGO or company offering you the position).

Download an application cover sheet.

Queries and applications should be sent to Bebete Martins at (with copy to with the subject line Brazil Undergraduate Fellowship. Letters of support can be sent to the same address.